The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 13

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The Eruption of Mt. St. Helens, no. 13


  • 1980-05-18 (Creation)


3/4 in.; videotape; positive; color; 0:32:03

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Raw news footage of the eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Description provided by broadcaster: “Wide shot of mountain erupting. Spectators, close shot of eruption.
David Jackson live remote. Close eruption. Lightning, still of same. More mountain eruption. Another lightning freeze frame. More lightning.

FROM KOMO IN SEATTLE, DAVID CROCKETT FILM. Mountain erupts, pictures of valley, erupting mountain. Mud river. Shaking trees, pictures of his news car. Ash coming in, mud near car. Wind and mountain erupting in background.

Road washed out, hot mud and water.

David Crockett speaks. Aerials of his car. His rescue? River of mud.

Life Flyte Helicopter. Volcano Victims. (Not Crockett). Emmanuel Hospital, burn victims.”

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Copyright for this broadcast is held by KATU-TV. In Copyright:

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